Character type: SeaCrafter
Appearance: 5 ft 10, strongly built, very muscular. Grey hair, thick black eyebrows, brown eyes, tanned. Ready smile. Usually wears master's tunic over clean work-clothes, except on formal occasions.
Personality: Zeylan has a sense of humour, and a pleasant manner towards people in general. He is strict with his students because he wants them to learn their trade properly and stay out of danger. He commands respect by his reputation, powerful build, and strong voice, which he doesn't raise any louder than he has to.
History: Born at Ista seahold to fishcrafters Rezeyon and Lannika, Zeylan studied at the main Seacraft Hall in Tillek. He served as journeyman on both fishing craft and traders, learning first-hand the advantages of different ship designs. He switched to shipbuilding 23 turns ago, and set up the Arolos Seacrafters' Hall 18 turns ago. Before he moved there, trade with Arolos was carried on by northern-built ships. Now Arolos builds its own ships, and is developing a reputation for innovative design.
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